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Event Curry night 20th Sept 2017- Kig balti, Northampton 7.30pm
Please contact us to say you are coming so we can book numbers in-thanks

Event -Sat 9th Sept 2017 Noon -1pm Giant plug stunt- protest again cancelled electrification of rail -Kettering station https://www.facebook.com/events/336684046769826/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%event- Umbrella Fest- Northampton

Event Please keep Sunday 20th Aug2017  free in your diaries if you can- please let me know if you can make it and when, and we can perhaps sort out shifts 10-6pm The Umbrella Festival- is our best festival of the year- it's a brilliant event- lots and lots of interesting stall and music-- why not come along and help out on the stall for an hour or two- and enjoy the rest of the festival. Campaigns  (before the day and on the stall- as usual they'll be a brief summary of- 2-3 killer facts which is all you need to know generally to get people's attention and sign) Rail Freight terminals:  We'll be collecting signatures against the proposed rail freight terminals just off the M1 near Collingtree, Blisworth amd Milton Malsor http://www.norailinterchange.co.uk/proposed-development-site/ Air pollution: We might also still be campaigning for tougher action on air pollution (see local data we have generated in separate email) , which is said to kill 40,000 people a year- although by then the gov should have announced their strategy- end of July- so what this space for update. https://www.foe.co.uk/clean-air Amazon reef: With Greenpeace we have some fun eye-catching SpongeBob costume and cards for a campaign to stop BP drilling for oil near the Amazon reef (see link for further info and sign the online petition)- not sure though if will still be running by 20th Aug- so again watch this space https://secure.greenpeace.org.uk/page/s/defend-the-amazon-reef?source=wb&subsource=20170703fowb01

 

 

About this Group

We are the only FoE group in Northamptonshire and currently have members who live in Northampton, Kettering, Daventry, Wellingborough and some from villages around Northampton. Meetings vary in how many come along - typically, it's 4-8 of us - and there is loads of opportunity to discuss environmental issues or just get to know other members more socially. 

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GREENER NORTHANTS FAIR

We had a successful stall at the Greener Northants Fair on 8th March at the Guildhall in Northampton. Six members were on the stall to cover the event and we got loads of Bee and Fracking post cards signed to be sent to the 'bees Minister' and the leader of Northant County Council.

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